Architecture and Context: Casus

Course Code :1035FOWARC
Study domain:Architecture
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:The student enrolling for 1035FOWARC should register for 1054FOWARC + 1055FOWARC + 1056FOWARC+1014FOWARC
Contact hours:78
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Geert Driesen
Tom Cortoos
Gert Van Echelpoel
Mieke Robbe
Filip Hanjoul
Sanja Zovko
Carolien Pasmans
Bart Decroos

3. Course contents *

In this course the student is taught to analyse a context in different ways. The design is then used as a research method.

Image analysis: Photo and film reportage of a built environment. Images that by their nature are evident and critical.

Typo - Morphological Analysis: Investigation of a construction site with different media: drawing, photos, maps, historical research,...

An objective and subjective analysis: This exercise focuses on the collected material and on choosing the appropriate display form to indicate the data. And on the way in which design is used as a research method.